Included in the collection is correspondence; material related to his
History of Mathematical Notations (1928); writings; and notes.
Florian Cajori was born at Saint Aignan near Thusis in Switzerland February 28, 1859, came to the United States in 1875 and
was graduated at the University of Wisconsin in 1883. The year 1884-85 he spent at the Johns Hopkins University and in 1885
was called to Tulane University to teach mathematics. A breakdown in health sent him to Colorado, where he prepared a monograph
on the Teaching and History of Mathematics in the United States. This started him in the direction of his life work.
3 cartons, 2 boxes
4.55 linear feet
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